Meet Your Community: Vienna, VA
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Meet Your Community: Vienna, VA


Meet Your Community: Vienna, VA

Nestled in the vital, bustling Northern Virginia/National Capital region, just 15 miles outside of Washington, D.C., the Town of Vienna offers a bit of an unexpected oasis that recalls a traditional hometown and charming neighborhoods. Our award-winning community combines a storied history with a quaint hometown feel. It’s a place where distinctive small-town friendliness, enormous hometown pride, and cherished traditions come together.

Visitors will enjoy the atmosphere along Maple Avenue (Route 123), which bustles with specialty shops, an array of restaurants, family-run businesses, and small stores. Take a stroll down historic Church Street or take a leisurely drive through Vienna’s Windover Heights Historic District via Pleasant Street. Vienna is a safe, vibrant, and welcoming community, whether visiting for a night of fine dining or settling down to build a home. Be sure to check out the many activities and attractions in and around the Town of Vienna.

The Town of Vienna is located in Fairfax County in Northern Virginia. Its total area is 4.4 square miles.

Town of Vienna Population16,544
Median Household Income$150,383
Poverty Rate2.4%
Employment Rate67.7%
Median Age41.3
Fairfax County Population1,167,000
DC Metro Area Population6 million+

Vienna population by race

Another Race0.8%
Two or More Races6.1%

Educational attainment

High School or Equivalent Degree10.9%
Some College, No Degree12.3%
Associate Degree4.0%
Bachelor’s Degree30.4%
Graduate or Professional Degree37.0%

Households and businesses

Total Households5,528
Average Household Size2.84
Single-Family Units4,626
Median Home Market Value (2019)$728,973
Industrial & Commercial Gross Floor Area4,438,949
Acres of parks & parkland156.62
Number of parks10
Miles of roadway63.99
Number of businesses (including home-based)1,373

*Data provided by Town of Vienna, 2018 American Community Survey, and Fairfax County Demographic Reports 2019.

Parks & Recreation

Parks and recreation staff members take great pride and delight in putting the “fun” in serving the community. Through the parks and recreation department, the Town of Vienna provides 12 safe and accessible parks and hundreds of recreational and educational programs each year, partners with community sports organizations, and maintains an abundance of trails and stream valleys, athletic fields, landscaped areas, trees, and rights-of-way throughout Town.

Parks and recreation staff members work with community organizations throughout the year to bring popular events to the community, including the Summer on the Green concert series, ViVa Vienna, Chillin’ on Church, July 4th festivities, and Oktoberfest.

All this and more make Vienna a welcoming place to explore, relax, exercise, and celebrate.


Real Estate – Buying and selling in Vienna

To date in 2023, through 10/31/23, there have been 672 homes sales in Vienna, both in the Town of Vienna and in Fairfax County.  These range from a 708 sq ft, one bedroom, one bath condo for $270,000 to $5,900,000 for a 15,000 sq ft, six bedroom, eight bathroom home.   There are plenty of homes selling, with 91 condominiums, 402 single family homes, and 118 townhomes/rowhomes closed thus far in 2023.   New Construction homes are booming, with 67 new construction sales occurring in 2023 in greater Vienna, Va.    

Vienna is a desirable community and home sale prices are trending higher than the original list price.  This speaks to the superior quality of life that the area provides.